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DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL MAKES LOVE: A ONE-MAN SHOW Will Play The Triad Beginning April 6t Photo DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL MAKES LOVE: A ONE-MAN SHOW Will Play The Triad Beginning April 6th
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 26, 2022

David Dean Bottrell brings his acclaimed one-man show from the West Coast to the East.

The Philly POPS Celebrates Oscar Hammerstein in HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You Next Mon Photo The Philly POPS Celebrates Oscar Hammerstein in HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Music Director and Principal Conductor David Charles Abell brings the fun and elegance of Oscar Hammerstein 2nd's masterworks to the POPS in HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You, April 1‚Äď3 at the Kimmel Cultural Campus.

DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL MAKES LOVE: A ONE-MAN SHOW Postpones To April Photo DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL MAKES LOVE: A ONE-MAN SHOW Postpones To April
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2022

David Dean Bottrell Makes Love: A One-Man Show, written by David Dean Bottrell and directed by Guy Stroman, featuring additional never-heard-before stories, comes to NYC's Triad Theater in April.

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Monica Ricketts Who Discovered the Magic of Performing Ons Photo BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Monica Ricketts Who Discovered the Magic of Performing Onstage as a Child and Never Looked Back
by Shari Barrett - May 18, 2020

With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the Arts alive in the City of the Angels. And just like all of us, I wondered how they are dealing with the abrupt end of productions in which they were involved. This Spotlight focuses on Monica Ricketts who discovered the magic of performing onstage as a child and never looked back or wanted to do anything else.

The Philly POPS Will Celebrate The Legacy of Broadway Luminary Oscar Hammerstein Photo The Philly POPS Will Celebrate The Legacy of Broadway Luminary Oscar Hammerstein
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2020

Newly appointed Music Director and Principal Conductor David Charles Abell brings the fun and elegance of Oscar Hammerstein 2nd's masterworks to Philly in HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At SHREK at Sacramento Music Circus Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At SHREK at Sacramento Music Circus
by Alan Henry - Jun 12, 2019

The 2019 season gets underway with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Shrek the Musical. Sure to delight the entire family, the musical comedy, which Variety calls 'a gently subversive fairytale with a contemporary edge, conjuring genuine enchantment and brimming with heart and irreverent charm,' runs Tuesday, June 11 through Sunday, June 16 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Check out photos of the cast in action!

Broadway At Music Circus Season Kicks Off June 11 With SHREK THE MUSICAL Photo Broadway At Music Circus Season Kicks Off June 11 With SHREK THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2019

The 2019 season gets underway with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Shrek the Musical. Sure to delight the entire family, the musical comedy, which Variety calls "a gently subversive fairytale with a contemporary edge, conjuring genuine enchantment and brimming with heart and irreverent charm," runs Tuesday, June 11 through Sunday, June 16 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.

LA's Next Great Stage Star Musical Theatre Competition Announces Auditions Photo LA's Next Great Stage Star Musical Theatre Competition Announces Auditions
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2019

Creator, Director and Executive Producer Michael Sterling, along with Co-Executive Producer Barbara Van Orden and Associate Producer Peter Welkin have announced that auditions for LA's Next Great Stage Star 2019 Presented by Princess Cruises will take place Saturday, April 20th and Saturday April 27th between 11am and 6 :00 pm in North Hollywood, CA at Madilyn Clark Studios. The critically acclaimed Broadway Musical Theatre competition will be presented as a series of six 1:00 pm Sunday matinees at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District beginning May 26th and continuing through June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, and June 23rd, ending with the Grand Finale on June 30th, thus marking the event's 13th consecutive anniversary year.

Auditions Announced For LA's Next Great Stage Star 2019 Presented By Princess Cruises Photo Auditions Announced For LA's Next Great Stage Star 2019 Presented By Princess Cruises
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 2, 2019

Creator, Director and Executive Producer Michael Sterling, along with Co-Executive Producer Barbara Van Orden and Associate Producer Peter Welkin have announced that auditions for LA's Next Great Stage Star 2019 Presented by Princess Cruises will take place Saturday, April 20th and Saturday April 27th between 11am and 6 :00 pm in North Hollywood, CA at Madilyn Clark Studios. The critically acclaimed Broadway Musical Theatre competition will be presented as a series of six 1:00 pm Sunday matinees at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District beginning May 26th and continuing through June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, and June 23rd, ending with the Grand Finale on June 30th, thus marking the event's 13th consecutive anniversary year.

NYC Premiere Of DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL MAKES LOVE: A ONE-MAN SHOW Comes to Dixon Place Photo NYC Premiere Of DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL MAKES LOVE: A ONE-MAN SHOW Comes to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

David Dean Bottrell announced today that he is pleased to bring the newly revised 2019 version of his critically acclaimed One Man show to New York City this February. Partnering with Director Guy Stroman and Producer Akia Squitieri, the show will be presented at the storied Dixon Place Theatre.

California Musical Theatre Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Broadway At Music Circus' SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS VideoVIDEO: First Look at Broadway At Music Circus' SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2018

Following a critically acclaimed, sold out run of Singin' in the Rain, the 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, a show Broadway World called a 'daring, dazzling choreographic extravaganza.' With iconic choreography and a Tony¬ģ-nominated score, this rollicking musical based on the beloved MGM film features a crafty and assertive young bride living in the 1850s Oregon wilderness. She attempts to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law, but her plan goes comically wrong. Featuring high-kicking dance numbers, heartfelt romance and soaring songs. Performances of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers are Tuesday, June 26 through Sunday, July 1 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at California Musical Theatre
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2016

This holiday season discover the perfect gift for everyone on your list! Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, top it off with glorious dancing and lots of snow and head on over to the Sacramento Community Center Theater to see Irving Berlin's White Christmas. Performances begin Dec. 27, 2016 for this must-see classic in a lavish new production that the New York Times says to "put on your wish list." Irving Berlin's White Christmas tells the story of a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written! Give everyone the gift they're dreaming of with this merry and bright holiday musical.

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2016

The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at brand new highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2016

The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This daring production sets the classic tale of love, vengeance, and compassion to one of the most sweeping scores ever written for the stage. It's the only stage collaboration between two masters of American musical theatre, Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2016

The 2016 season continues with the Music Circus premiere of the Tony Award¬ģ-winning new musical comedy¬†Nice Work If You Can Get It.¬†Matthew Broderick¬†and Kelli O'Hara starred in this smash hit on Broadway in 2012. The song-and-dance spectacular features the music ofGeorge and¬†Ira Gershwin¬†in a sparkling, spirited, high-stepping musical comedy. To a songbook of the greatest American standards ever sung, a cast of bootleggers, chorus girls, playboys, and politicians creates hilarity in a glorious Long Island mansion in the rip-roaring 1920s. With 'Let's Call the Whole Thing Off,' 'I've Got a Crush on You' and 'Someone to Watch Over Me.' ¬†BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Music Circus' CABARET, Starring Robin De Jesus, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka and More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2016

The 66th Music Circus season continues with the multiple Tony Award-winning musical theatre classic CABARET. Performances began last night and will continue through Sunday, July 31 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of SEUSSICAL at Music Circus - Jason Graae, Sharon Wilkins and More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2016

The 66th Music Circus season continues with the delightful and enduring musical Seussical. Explore the witty, wild and whimsical world of Dr. Seuss as you've never seen it before. Travel back to your childhood to the land of the Whos and the Jungle of Nool, and rediscover the delightfully zany characters imagined by one of the most beloved storytellers of all time. Created by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), this is one visit to the doctor that neither kids nor parents will mind, an enchanting musical where anything's possible.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Lynne Wintersteller, Stuart Marland, Jacquelyn Piro Donovan and More in Music Circus's HELLO, DOLLY
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2016

The 66th Music Circus season continues with the delightful and enduing musical Hello, Dolly!, Jerry Herman's award-winning tale of vivacious matchmaker Dolly Levi. Performances began June 28 through Sunday, July 3 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of LEGALLY BLONDE at California Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jun 23, 2016

With a cast featuring Broadway veterans and Music Circus audience favorites, the musical comedy Legally Blonde makes its Music Circus premiere to kick off the 66th season. Performances are Tuesday, June 14 through Sunday, June 19 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at LEGALLY BLONDE at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2016

With a cast featuring Broadway veterans and Music Circus audience favorites, the musical comedy Legally Blonde makes its Music Circus premiere to kick off the 66th season. Performances are Tuesday, June 14 through Sunday, June 19 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  Check out a sneak peek below!